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After USMCA: Is Now a Good Time to Expand into Mexico? The Pro’s and Con’s of Doing Business in Mexico

The political debate over immigration and “the wall” continue. Yet, underneath the partisan bickering, stereotypes and fear, I find it important to reflect on how this may (or may not) impact our perception of doing business with our neighbor, Mexico. As a...

You Can’t Find Treasure Online Without a Map

This article originally appeared in Yorokobu, a Madrid-based marketing and design magazine, in December, 2009. [And it's translated from the Spanish by yours truly and appears in my book, Latino Link] by Pedro Mujica, CEO of interactive map consultancy wecolab These...

Latino Ad Networks Multiply: What’s The Difference?

This article originally appeared on MediaPost and is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. The new report from the Pew Hispanic Trust -- Latinos Online -- shows that 64% of all U.S. Hispanics use...

Might Online Media Disrupt Hispanic Acculturation?

This article originally appeared on MediaPost and is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. After reading Felipe Korzenny's and Lee Vann's column about Hispanics' adoption of social media relative...

What happens if your customers take you to Latin America?

Following is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. Scott Heiferman, now famous for starting MeetUp.com, and Adam Seifer launched Fotolog, a leading photo sharing site, in 2002 as an online...

What is language?

What is language? Originally uploaded by dgray_xplane Here's a great diagram/illustration from David Gray about Language. He says: Language is more than just communication; it is the primary method by which we do things together. Language is the accumulation of shared...

Soccer without Borders (in an Absolut World)

Following is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. Miguel “Mike” Ramirez, one of the founders of MedioTiempo.com, tells me that their site was officially “born” on February 7, 2000. When it...

The Story of SoiTu.es: Community + Technology + Editorial

Following is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. How can we develop great content online for the Spanish-language world in the years ahead? Much like the Madrid-based blog networks in my previous...

How can you translate your web site?

Chris Fleissner of Translations.com shared this video with me about how you can open up your site to the world and go after different markets. In it, Matt Hauser, the Director of Technology Sales at Translations.com, presents a new product of theirs and shows how it...

What U.S. Hispanic Publishers and Marketers Can Learn from Spain

Following is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. Many U.S. Hispanic publishers and e-commerce sites find that when they launch a site in Spanish targeting U.S. Hispanics many Latin Americans find...

Case Study: The Cervantes Institute Short Story Contest

Following is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content: In June of 2009, the Cervantes Institute of Chicago launched a short story contest on their blog with the goal of engaging local writers and Spanish students in the...

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